Corporate Banner
Satellite Banner
Biologics & Bioprocessing
Scientific Community
 
Become a Member | Sign in
Home>Resources>Application Notes>This Application Note
  Application Notes
Scientific News
Researchers Develop Vaccine that Protects Primates Against Ebola
A collaborative team from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and the National Institutes of Health have developed an inhalable vaccine that protects primates against Ebola.
Universal Flu Vaccine in the Works
A new study has demonstrated a potential strategy for developing a flu vaccine with potent, broad protection.
Immunotherapy Shows Promise for Myeloma
A strategy, which uses patients’ own immune cells, genetically engineered to target tumors, has shown significant success against multiple myeloma, a cancer of the plasma cells that is largely incurable.
Ferring Bets on Bacteriophages to Treat Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Ferring Pharmaceuticals have annoucned that it will collaborate with Intralytix in the latest phase of its early stage development programme for a bacteriophage-based therapy for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
A Novel Drug to FIght Malaria
An international team of scientists has announced that a new compound to fight malaria is ready for human trials.
Ebola Vaccine Trial Begins in Senegal
A clinical trial to evaluate an Ebola vaccine has begun in Dakar, Senegal, after initial research started at the Jenner Institute, Oxford University.
New Cell Structure Finding Might Lead to Novel Cancer Therapies
University of Warwick scientists in the U.K. say they have discovered a cell structure which could help researchers understand why some cancers develop.
Cancer Discovery Links Experimental Vaccine and Biological Treatment
A new study at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has linked two seemingly unrelated cancer treatments that are both now being tested in clinical trials.
Study Reveals New Method to Develop More Efficient Drugs
A new study suggests a new approach to develop highly-potent drugs which could overcome current shortcomings of low drug efficacy and multi-drug resistance in the treatment of cancer as well as viral and bacterial infections.
Creating More Potent Vaccines
Yale researchers uncovered a new role for a type of immune cell, known as regulatory T cells, in promoting long-term immunity.
Scroll Up
Scroll Down

Performing ADCC Reporter Bioassay with an Environmentally Controlled Microplate Reader
Bookmark and Share

Tecan Group Ltd.

Bioassays designed to measure antibody-dependent cell-mediated cytotoxicity (ADCC) are particularly useful when looking to understand and characterize mechanism of action, and to quantify biologic potency and stability of target compounds during discovery and development.

However, the labor and skill required to isolate primary natural killer cells for ADCC or to maintain alternative cell lines in culture with any level of reproducibility remains problematic, with high costs in consumable reagents and in purchasing and maintaining basic equipment.

Promega has developed reporter bioassays that use activation of gene transcription through NFAT (nuclear factor of activated T-cells) as an earlier measure of ADCC. The bioassays use frozen, thaw-and-use effector and target cells and eliminates the need for cell culture maintenance. The use of frozen cells also decreases assay variability. 

The ADCC Reporter Bioassay requires six-hour incubation with cells and antibody for optimal NFAT activation and luciferase expression to occur.The Tecan Infinite® 200 PRO, equipped with an external module that enables simultaneous adjustment of CO2 and O2, provides an alternative method enabling scientists without access to a cell culture facility to easily perform the bioluminescent reporter bioassay.

Further Information


SELECTBIO

Skyscraper Banner
Go to LabTube
Go to eposters
 
Access to the latest scientific news
Exclusive articles
Upload and share your posters on ePosters
Latest presentations and webinars
View a library of 1,800+ scientific and medical posters
2,400+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
3,600+ scientific videos
Close
Premium CrownJOIN TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS PREMIUM FREE!